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Washington Capitals Head Coach Adam Oates, on Julien Brouillette’s first NHL goal tonight: “I’m sure he’s flying pretty high right now… You know what, big goal… You gotta do the right things, right? At the end of the day, [Backstrom] wins the draw, off an icing, and we executed and got it done.”

Washington Capitals Head Coach Adam Oates, on Julien Brouillette’s first NHL goal tonight: “I’m sure he’s flying pretty high right now… You know what, big goal… You gotta do the right things, right? At the end of the day, [Backstrom] wins the draw, off an icing, and we executed and got it done.”

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby speaks to the media about the team’s 3-0 shutout win over the NJ Devils tonight, as 5 teammates pack their bags for Sochi around him.

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby speaks to the media about the team’s 3-0 shutout win over the NJ Devils tonight, as 5 teammates pack their bags for Sochi around him.

Forward Brooks Laich takes media questions in the lockerroom on the first day of Washington Capitals training camp, Jan 13, 2013

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Defenseman John Carlson, first day of the Washington Capitals training camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Jan 13, 2013

Coach Oates brings back the sound of the whistle.  Washington Capitals training camp, Ketter Capitals Iceplex, Jan 13, 2013

Coach Oates brings back the sound of the whistle.  Washington Capitals training camp, Ketter Capitals Iceplex, Jan 13, 2013

Washington Capitals winning goaltender Braden Holtby fields post-game media questions, Verizon Center, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

Washington Capitals winning goaltender Braden Holtby fields post-game media questions, Verizon Center, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

After his game-winning goal to tie the series 2-2, Washington Capitals forward Alexander Semin listens to questions from reporters in the locker room, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

After his game-winning goal to tie the series 2-2, Washington Capitals forward Alexander Semin listens to questions from reporters in the locker room, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES:  “Once I scored … they were kinda like … wow, didn’t think he could do that” (laughs) — Matt Hendricks, after his shootout goal vs. Philadelphia Flyers, March 22, 2011

FROM THE ARCHIVES:  “Once I scored … they were kinda like … wow, didn’t think he could do that” (laughs)Matt Hendricks, after his shootout goal vs. Philadelphia Flyers, March 22, 2011

Wall of gloves, Washington Capitals equipment room, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Arlington VA, February 2012

Wall of gloves, Washington Capitals equipment room, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Arlington VA, February 2012

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For the season-long radio documentary “Hockey Diaries: Change The Game”, Washington Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau recorded a diary entry in early Dec 2010 about the emotion of trading forward Tomas Fleischmann to the Colorado Avalanche.  (Fleischmann is now under contract with the Florida Panthers.)